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Moesha 

A teenager struggles to come to terms with everything life throws at her.
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Brandy Norwood ...  Moesha Mitchell / ... 127 episodes, 1996-2001
William Allen Young ...  Frank Mitchell 127 episodes, 1996-2001
Marcus T. Paulk ...  Myles Mitchell 127 episodes, 1996-2001
Lamont Bentley Lamont Bentley ...  Hakeem Campbell 127 episodes, 1996-2001
Shar Jackson ...  Niecy Jackson 122 episodes, 1996-2001
Sheryl Lee Ralph ...  Dee Mitchell 112 episodes, 1996-2001
Yvette Wilson ...  Andell Wilkerson 105 episodes, 1996-2000
Countess Vaughn ...  Kimberly Ann Parker 83 episodes, 1996-1999
Fredro Starr ...  Quinton 'Q' Brooks 49 episodes, 1996-2000
Ray J ...  Dorian 'D-Money' Long / ... 48 episodes, 1996-2001
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Storyline

"Moesha" is a sitcom (which, in later years, took more of a dramatic turn) that follows the life and times of a black teenager living in the Leimert Park section of Los Angeles, CA. For years since her mother died, Moesha Mitchell has taken care of her father Frank and younger brother Myles. So when a teacher at her school, Dee, marries Frank, Moesha feels her territory being encroached upon by a new step mother. As time went on, the two females of the house would learn to appreciate and cherish each other's presence. Moesha's boy-crazy best friends Kim and Niecy as well as her eternally hungry neighbor and pal Hakeem are there to support Mo throughout all of the drama she finds herself in--and there's always plenty. Andell, a local smoothie shop owner, is another close confidante of Moesha's, lending her wisdom to the teen when needed. Over the years, it was Frank who Moesha would clash with most. He has quite a hard time witnessing his "pumpkin" grow up, and often hates her ... Written by JC

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A triple platinum album. A Grammy nomination. And now this... A fresh new comedy that's all that!

Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Family

Certificate:

TV-PG
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

23 January 1996 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Zwariowana rodzinka See more »

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Runtime:

| (127 episodes)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Sheryl Lee Ralph left the show early in the sixth season due to a dispute with the producers. See more »

Quotes

Myles: Dorian, you can keep begging until Lil' Kim comes out with a gospel album. It ain't gonna happen.
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Featured in The Nineties: The One About TV (2017) See more »

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4 March 2003 | by Mississippi1817See all my reviews

This was a great show if you get a chance to watch it do I first saw it because I was board instantly I loved it the show a great cast a great theme song it handled some tough issues as well. The "Parkers" (a spin off series) is kind of flat and over done but make sure to tune in


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